Employment contracts

A guide for young workers

Fair Work Ombudsman
Starting a job - employment contracts - work experience and paid work - pay and conditions - superannuation - safety and accidents - problems at work - finishing up - termination of employment - checklist - helpful hints.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Fair Work Ombudsman
Fair Work Ombudsman gives advice and information on workplace rights and responsibilities - pay - awards - leave - conditons of employment - termination of employment - investigates workplace complaints - enforces compliance with national workplace laws.
Information in various languages: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Filipino, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Macedonian, Nepali, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Thai, Tongan, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese.

Fair Work Commission

Fair Work Commission
National workplace relations tribunal - minimum wages and employment conditions - national awards and agreements - dispute resolution - industrial action and termination of employment. Guides to anti-bullying, appealing a decision, applying for a take-home pay order, general protections, making an enterprise agreement, statutory declarations, unfair dismissal.
Some fact sheets and guides are available in Arabic, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Greek, Indonesian, Spanish and Vietnamese.
Online benchbooks for anti-bullying, general protections and unfair dismissals to assist parties lodging or responding to applications under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Fair Work Act).

Contractors and employees - what's the difference?

Fair Work Ombudsman
Find out the difference between an employee and a contractor - sham contracting arrangements - general protections.

Employment problems - spot the signs

Legal Aid New South Wales
Problems with minimum wages - payslips - trial periods - casual hours - permanent employees - superannuation - unfair dismissal - contact information for Legal Aid NSW Employment Law Services.

NSW Industrial Relations website

Industrial Relations (NSW)
On 1 January 2010, all NSW employers and their employees previously covered by the state industrial relations system (mainly sole traders and partnerships) moved into the new national Fair Work system. Information for workers, employers and carers.

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